Jeff Fleming John and Mary Pappajohn Director Email


Lindley Warren Mickunas Executive Assistant Email


Laura Burkhalter Curatorial Manager Email
Mia Laufer Associate Curator Email

Development & Membership

Tiffany Nagel Spinner Director of Development Email
Cassandra Tant Senior Manager of Membership and Development Email
Jess Lane Gala + Development Events Manager Email
Jon Freymark Membership + Database Administrator  Email

Education + Interpretation

Jill Featherstone Director of Education Email
Mia Buch Museum Educator Email


Steve Zamzow Director of Facilities Email


Bonnie Valverde Director of Finance and Operations Email
Eva Madren Senior Accountant Email

Human Resources

Denise Hague Director of Human Resources Email

Marketing, Public Relations + Rentals

Amy Day Director of External Affairs Email
Maddie MacFarlane Digital Media Manager Email
Grace Braga Events Manager Email
Michelle Williams Events Experience Coordinator Email

Registration and Installations

Mickey Ryan Chief Registrar Email
Jay Ewart Chief Preparator Email

Studio Arts

Chuck Purviance Studio Arts Manager Email
Susannah Dotson Youth Program Lead Email
Kate Gorden Studio Arts Assisant Email

Visitor Experience

Brett Niederhauser Director of Security & Visitor Experience Email

Our Board of Trustees

Meet the board of trustees who carry out the mission and vision of the Des Moines Art Center.

Board of Trustees